Speaking of sexually oriented grammar, a businessman arriving in Boston for a convention found that his first evening was free, so he decided to go find a good seafood restaurant that served Scrod, a Massachussetts specialty. Getting into a taxi, he asked the cab driver, "Do you know where I can get Scrod around here?" "Sure," said the cabdriver. "I know a few places... but I can tell you it's not often I hear someone use the third-person pluperfect indicative anymore!"


If you must choose between two evils, pick the one you've never tried before.